1371 Sitochroa verticalis

Single-brooded, with a partial second brood. Overwinters as a larva

Usual larval stage July to May

Adult forewing - around 14 to 16mm. Flies mid-June to July, partial second brood August to September

Larval foodplants : A range of herbaceous plants including Creeping Thistle (Cirsium arvense), goosefoot (Atriplex spp.),
docks (Rumex spp.), Perennial Wall-rocket (Diplotaxis tennuifolia) and Broom (Cytisus scoparius)

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